Royal Products Names Regional Business Manager


Jeremy Wright will support Royal’s distribution network and end-user customer base throughout Alabama, Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee.

Alconox Updates Aqueous Cleaning Handbook.


The Aqueous Cleaning Handbook is a critical cleaning resource which distills and presents practical information covering the history of aqueous detergents — what they are, how they work and how to make best use of them.

Okuma Introduces New Okuma Factory Automation Division


Okuma America Corp. launches business segment focused on automation solutions for manufacturers

Index Develops Training Program for Junior Technicians


Although the current training class is made up of individuals pursuing a career change, Index plans to expand the ITDP later this year to include internships and apprenticeships for current high school students and recent graduates.

MMT Productivity Adopts Productivity Inc. Name to Complete Merger


Name change reflects final official step in the merger of two leading metalworking distributors — MMT LLC and Moncktons Machine Tools.

Mazak Adds New, Expanded Partnerships to Distribution Network


Mazak is working with Pioneer Machine Sales and A.W. Miller Technical Sales to provide expanded sales and service support to its customers.

Reshoring Initiative Reports Another Stellar Year


According to the report, the IRA and Chips Act combined with deglobalization trends to boost reshoring in 2022 to another all-time high — up 53% from 2021’s record.

AMT Honors Richard G. Kline Sr.


Work hard, be ethical, hire people smarter than yourself and other wisdom from Richard G. Kline Sr., recipient of the AMT Albert W. Moore Leadership Award.

Star Cutter Awarded Workforce Development Funding for Employee Training


Three Star Cutter Co. subsidiaries received funding from the Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity-Workforce Development (LEO-WD) through the Michigan Works! Agency to cover a wide range of training for its employees.

Save the Date for The Automated Shop Conference Oct. 10-11, 2023


The TASC Call for Papers is now open with organizers accepting speaker applications (title and abstracts) for review until May 31, 2023.